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Discover the desert sands of Arabia

Discover the desert sands of Arabia

Oh that the desert were my dwelling place, with one fair spirit for my minister, that I might all forget the human race, and, hating no one, love but only her… (Byron)

Get Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi

Get Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi

Racing enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies will no doubt be dashing to see Furious 7 which has just hit the big screen staring Hollywood hunk Vin Diesel.

The Force awakens in Abu Dhabi

The Force awakens in Abu Dhabi

Film companies employ people whose sole job is to scour the world looking for filming locations which feature stunning scenery, with great light and reliable weather; which is why all the desert scenes in the seventh Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, due for release on 18 December this year, was filmed in Abu Dhabi.

Luxe-for-less: Enjoy the sunshine this half term at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Luxe-for-less: Enjoy the sunshine this half term at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi

Viceroy Abu Dhabi, located on the incredible Yas Island, is offering the opportunity to escape the winter in style, without breaking the bank, with exceptional half-term rates.

Exclusive ladies’ winter sun break at Madinat Jumeirah

Exclusive ladies’ winter sun break at Madinat Jumeirah

Kick start the New Year at Madinat Jumeirah with the perfect girls’ getaway and sunshine escape this winter.

Get set for the annual Dubai Shopping Festival in January

Get set for the annual Dubai Shopping Festival in January

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015, the Dubai Shopping Festival takes place between 1 January and 1 February and is the largest shopping and entertainment extravaganza in the Middle East.

New ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY’ clinches another Guinness World Record for Dubai

New ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY’ clinches another Guinness World Record for Dubai

At 555 metres (1,821 ft) high, Dubai clinched its latest Guinness World Record title with the grand opening of the highest man-made vantage point on earth.

Dusit Thani Dubai unveils a new era of luxury

Dusit Thani Dubai unveils a new era of luxury

The iconic 5-star property has completed the renovation of its 147 One and Two Bedroom Suites.

Abu Dhabi's hotels report best half-year performance yet

Abu Dhabi's hotels report best half-year performance yet

Figures from Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) show Abu Dhabi's hotels and hotel apartments reporting their best half-year performance yet for hotel guests, guest nights and revenues.

Purobeach launches an urban oasis in Dubai

Purobeach launches an urban oasis in Dubai

This autumn, the iconic global brand Purobeach brings the ultimate lifestyle concept to the city of Dubai with its hotly anticipated opening at Conrad Dubai.

Abu Dhabi's first Gary Rhodes restaurant opens at The St Regis Abu Dhabi

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi has opened Rhodes 44, the capital's first restaurant by the Michelin-starred celebrity chef Gary Rhodes.

Abu Dhabi's Volvo Ocean Race stopover to be Cowes of Arabia

Abu Dhabi's Volvo Ocean Race stopover to be Cowes of Arabia

Abu Dhabi's planned hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014/15 could become the key sailing and community waterfront event of Arabia on the lines of the UK's highly successful Cowes Week regatta, according to Emirati Adil Khalid who will contest the global sailing race as a member of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

The legendary Waldorf Astoria experience arrives in the UAE

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand of landmark hotels, has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the brand's first hotel in the UAE and the 25th addition to the global Waldorf Astoria portfolio of 25 hotels and resorts, globally.

Off the beaten track in in the United Arab Emirates

Off the beaten track in in the United Arab Emirates

Corinthian Travel, the Middle East and North Africa luxury specialist, has launched a new 11-day trip entitled Emirates Explorer, which gets right off the beaten track and includes travel through six of the UAE’s seven Sheikhdoms and the remote Omani province of Musandam.

Race a rubber ducky for charity at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Race a rubber ducky for charity at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

If there ever was a time to buy a rubber duck, this is it! Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi is hosting the year’s most fun charity event in collaboration with Make-A-Wish Foundation on September 21st at the waterpark’s Yadi Yas wave river.